Subject: ransom
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <turnbull@sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 01:28:19 +0900

>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <lord@regexps.com> writes:

    Tom> Isn't holding code for ransom kind of obnoxious?

No.  I think "creation of gains from trade" is the phrase you were
looking for.

    Tom> Why should individual developers have to stoop to such levels
    Tom> just to get paid?

Seth already explained this.


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